Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

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MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122



Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Fall 2014 Quarter. 

“Congratulations to these students who have worked hard in their pursuit of academic excellence,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “This recognition of top-performing students sets a solid foundation for their future success.” 

The following students from Bergen County have been recognized: 

President’s List

- Gina Ascione of Hasbrouck Heights
- Angela Bezzina of Moonachie
- Shamaya Brown of Garfield
- Mary Delgado of Lodi
- Shamira Drakeford of Wood-Ridge
- Daniel Ehrmann of Elmwood Park
- Hanzel Escorcia of Fair Lawn
- Miguel Hernandez of Fair Lawn
- Irene Kogan of Fair Lawn
- Katarzyna Konefal of Wallington
- Katarzyna Majdanska of Garfield
- Maria Menendez of Lodi
- Nicole Novotny of Lodi
- Nairim Santiago of Garfield
- Eva Soltys of Saddle Brook
- Margaret Wiktorowski of Garfield
- Jessica Yuskaitis of Fair Lawn

Dean’s List

- Angela Amparo of Lodi
- Alejandrina Banch of Garfield
- Nicole Brabham of Saddle Brook
- Karen Castaneda of Garfield
- David Castro of Elmwood Park
- Rene Davila of Lodi
- Julian Derwisz of Wallington
- Fatima Donaire-Perez of Rochelle Park
- Jesus Duran of Lodi
- Jennifer Encarnacion of Saddle Brook
- Elizabeth Espinoza of Lodi
- Ashley Franco of Lodi
- Tiffany Gosta of Lodi
- Peter Guardia of Garfield
- Herika Gutierrez of Elmwood Park
- Christopher Illescas of Lodi
- Muryong Kim of Wallington
- Camille Kitson of Hasbrouck Heights
- Susan La Torre of Garfield
- Nicole Maikisch of Lodi
- Paula Montoya of Elmwood Park
- Melissa Nawrath of Saddle Brook
- Felipe Pena of Moonachie
- Riva Pogolowitz of Saddle Brook
- Tanya Salemme of Elmwood Park
- Norbert Szczypinski of Wallington
- Andrew Teran of Saddle Brook
- Victoria Wilks of Wallington\
Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List.

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